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MrsJM
MrsJM
18 June

2pac vs vinyl wrap

2pac vs vinyl wrap
NSW

Thanks mrs doe C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E. 43 http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=79581

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MrsJM
Jun 18, 2017 12:05 pm
MrsJM

Oaklands Schofields

Oaklands Schofields
NSW
1 ... 40, 41, 42

Hi Vithal, Can you please add my numbers to the oaklands WhatsApp group please? I have pm'd you the numbers couple of weeks ago, let me know if you did not receive them,…

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dreamhome_001
Jun 18, 2017 11:18 am
dreamhome_001
icat2000
icat2000
18 June

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297
VIC

Nice plan. I'm sure the time will fly by quickly.

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icat2000
Jun 18, 2017 7:19 am
icat2000
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
18 June

Un-buildable block - Advice needed.

Un-buildable block - Advice needed.
WA

Hi Pete, that sounds like a terrible situation! And really sorry I have no idea how I would approach this, but seems like a solicitor is probably the way to go.…

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ruraldoc
Jun 18, 2017 1:49 am
ruraldoc

Well I have just finished my Color selection yesterday . Brick - Austral freedom Roof - shale Facasia ,window and garage door - surfmist Gutter - wallaby Down pipes and…

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Subash
Jun 18, 2017 12:46 am

Fairhaven- Closely 248 :)

Fairhaven- Closely 248 :)
VIC

Hey everyone, I'm building the Clovelly 248 from Fairhaven Homes. And would love to speak to others who are currently in the process of building a Clovelly home or will…

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Clovelly248Owner
Jun 17, 2017 10:04 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
17 June

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide

Deciding on a Builder in Adelaide
SA

We built with Oakford a couple of years ago, and i've been happy with how it went. We narrowed it down to a short list based on display homes and analysing the type of…

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oneJohn
Jun 17, 2017 9:03 pm
oneJohn
Joey15
Joey15
17 June

Building Clovelly 248 with Fairhaven homes in Katandra Rise

Building Clovelly 248 with Fairhaven homes in Katandra Rise
VIC
1, 2

Hi we have just chosen to build the Clovelly 248 😊 We haven't had our colours appointment yet, any tips? I'm really worried the big floor tiles I'll want will be way…

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Joey15
Jun 17, 2017 4:32 pm

Bathroom and Ensuite Simplicity Nero (Standard range) for floors, showers, bath hob etc Laminex Pewter Cabinetry Deep Anthracite Formica shadow line White Valencia…

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Bri1234
Jun 17, 2017 3:02 pm

Went out to the block today. I wasn't expecting to see much to be honest as it's been raining all week. But to my surprise they had done the drainage and were doing the…

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kandgat
Jun 17, 2017 2:26 pm

Going to another Project Home Builder

Going to another Project Home Builder
NSW

We ended up ditching Coral and got charged $840 for drafting and admin fees. Took about 6 weeks to get the rest of our deposit back. We are now going with Hallmark.…

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Bridgetwitch
Jun 17, 2017 10:42 am
Bridgetwitch

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Thanks lenz. It's a beautiful colour. It compliments the colours I've chosen quite nicely. No handover date as yet. There's still a few issues we are trying to work out…

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rtforresters
Jun 17, 2017 8:44 am
rtforresters

Hi, just a quick update, the framing and trusses are all done. The roof guys are coming next week and house will be wrapped as well. It's funny how I've thought when the…

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Lorri
Jun 16, 2017 11:33 pm
Lorri
Tribe7
Tribe7
16 June

Trinity lux plantation homes qld

Trinity lux plantation homes qld
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

We did look at land down at your estate before we brought at Maudsland it's so pretty and close to everything. We are nuts doing it all again so soon . Will be…

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Tribe7
Jun 16, 2017 11:12 pm
Tribe7

Our First Home - Local Builder

Our First Home - Local Builder
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

My old blog is the link at the bottom of my message. The builder, house plan, colours etc have all changed now but I haven't updated it with the new stuff yet. I was…

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Princesssarrah06
Jun 16, 2017 9:59 pm
Mt.view
Mt.view
16 June

Metricon Vantage 38 -QLD

Metricon Vantage 38 -QLD
QLD
1, 2

Thanks for your thoughts cat we are having a hard time in terms of making our mind. got a call from csc today that our final price will be ready by next Tuesday. Guess…

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Mt.view
Jun 16, 2017 9:26 pm
Mt.view
aloenyx
aloenyx
16 June

Eames 15 - Metricon. Building our first home.

Eames 15 - Metricon. Building our first home.
QLD

Thanks for sharing :D Nice to see a smaller build on here. Looks good. Did you upgrade much from the standard? Eames was one of the designs I looked at when I was looking…

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aloenyx
Jun 16, 2017 9:23 pm
aloenyx

Yesterday I went and picked our internal colours. It was really fun. I am mostly happy with my choices. This is what I have so far: Main flooring : Heartridge vinyl…

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kandgat
Jun 16, 2017 7:18 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
16 June

Building a Huntley 30 with Rawson @Colebee (Stone Cutters)

Building a Huntley 30 with Rawson @Colebee (Stone Cutters)
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Please please check and double, triple check that upper floor. Send your kids or husband to run around, and listen downstairs. You don't want to go down my road and get…

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SteveMc
Jun 16, 2017 7:18 pm
SteveMc
mrbiggens
mrbiggens
16 June

Western Sydney Daydream 30 Coral Homes

Western Sydney Daydream 30 Coral Homes
NSW

Hi Chevy, glad you like it, it was almost a deal breaker for me with no kitchen access to the pantry, i am still not 100% happy due to the rear bench size having to be…

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mrbiggens
Jun 16, 2017 3:56 pm
xjanex
xjanex
16 June

Coral Daydream 30 Canungra

Coral Daydream 30 Canungra
QLD
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hey, We spent an additional 7k on electrical. So it's about 12k all together. We got everything with Clipsal, just because the warranty is then all with coral. Sure we…

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xjanex
Jun 16, 2017 2:29 pm
xjanex
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 June

Different supplier than what the volume builder uses

Different supplier than what the volume builder uses

We are building a bespoke architect designed house, so we pick exactly what we want. I think, however, the idea with a volume builder is that they manage to keep item…

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arcadelt
Jun 16, 2017 2:12 pm

Following a minor regulatory hiccup and consultation with neighbours, a revised plan (losing a little width and gaining a little depth: Ended up being a little…

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algernon
Jun 16, 2017 12:14 pm
brodav83
brodav83
16 June

Montgomery Homes, Magnolia Estate Hamlyn Terrace

Montgomery Homes, Magnolia Estate Hamlyn Terrace
NSW

Following! I like the sound of the changes you have made to the design.

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brodav83
Jun 16, 2017 11:56 am
TashPaul
TashPaul
16 June

Here we go again...

Here we go again...
VIC
1, 2, 3

We weren't sure whether to go rectangular or square. I like both and we just wanted to see the amount of space we would have once the lounge furniture etc was in (the…

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TashPaul
Jun 16, 2017 11:50 am
TashPaul

Instagram - Following everyone's build journey!

Instagram - Following everyone's build journey!
NSW

Hi Cassie, I sure have we made so many changes it looks like a totally different house. I'm a graphic designer so creating the layout of our house came naturally, it was…

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Rochelle-1212
Jun 16, 2017 10:55 am
icat2000
icat2000
16 June

building timeline and tips for those starting out

building timeline and tips for those starting out

Thanks for posting comprehensive revie of your building experience. I'm sorry to hear it was such a challenging process for you.

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icat2000
Jun 16, 2017 6:42 am
icat2000
measure
measure
15 June

Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - Pool/Landscaping Update!

Boutique Homes - St Tropez 31 - Pool/Landscaping Update!
VIC
1, 2, 3

Awesome! :) We bought most of our plants through Hello Hello in Coburg. www.thetutuguru.com.au We went with $30 each for small pots but you can get any size you want.

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measure
Jun 15, 2017 11:30 pm
Ren1979
Ren1979
15 June

Any compliance experts here?

Any compliance experts here?
NSW

Thanks. I am familiar with the setback requirements in the legislation and I have contacted council (not very helpful) and the guy who approved the complying development.…

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Ren1979
Jun 15, 2017 11:12 pm
Ren1979

Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW

Clarendon Sheridan Build - Box Hill NSW
NSW
1, 2

Yep, exactly our experience. The smart wastes are also a concern as they (Tile Direct) kept insisting they were stainless steel coz we didn't want chrome plated but…

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Phoenix-ribber
Jun 15, 2017 9:57 pm
SAFA1
SAFA1
15 June

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

Henley Aegean 38 - KDR in Bayside

Thanks Whitefresh. What about pricing - is it also lower?

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SAFA1
Jun 15, 2017 9:39 pm
Rex B
Rex B
15 June

Finding a Builder

Finding a Builder
QLD

We built with McLachlan Homes and really wish we didn't. We got a nice home but it was non stop fighting the whole way. Two foreman quit during our build and we were left…

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Rex B
Jun 15, 2017 8:48 pm
Parabatzis
Parabatzis
15 June

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Mimosa - My disappointed experience with customer service

Sorry to hear they stuffed you around to. We had a terrible experience with them to we just cut our losses and gave up the 2k deposit. The price kept going up with them…

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Parabatzis
Jun 15, 2017 5:07 pm
Hurrow
Hurrow
15 June

Building with Porter Davis - Kew 23

Building with Porter Davis - Kew 23
VIC

Woohoo, hope it goes smoothly and doesn't get delayed like ours did!

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Hurrow
Jun 15, 2017 4:52 pm

Carlisle Easy Living

Carlisle Easy Living
VIC

Hi guys, My partner and I are looking at building with Carlisle Homes with their Easy Living range. What are some items that are definitely worth upgrading? Would you…

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Taylor260291
Jun 15, 2017 3:58 pm
Zooma36
Zooma36
15 June

Bathroom Vent pipes

Bathroom Vent pipes

Hello, I'm half way through a KDR. The roof has just gone on. We have two ensuites upstairs. One of the ensuites has a vent pipe (around 60mm diameter) from the floor…

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Zooma36
Jun 15, 2017 3:48 pm

Montgomery Homes suppliers

Montgomery Homes suppliers
NSW

Ilve kitchen appliances Corinthian for your entry door Wideline Windows Marquis bathroom vanities Usually PGH bricks but that may change I picked Austral Tiles you go to…

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Rochelle-1212
Jun 15, 2017 2:14 pm

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179

The Avenues Land Release at Austral NSW 2179
NSW

Hi guys, I just received an email from the sales agent and it looks like Stage 4a at 80 Seventh Avenue will be released to the public in 1 weeks' time. The release…

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A and M Home
Jun 15, 2017 2:03 pm

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 16, 17, 18

It depends on the size of your house. For us, it's around $2,400 for reports for the first 5 stages paid upfront. The reports are done at each critical stage of the…

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NRyde Glendale37+
Jun 15, 2017 1:55 pm
Tips
Tips
15 June

Building Grenville with Henley

Building Grenville with Henley
VIC

Hi Anand How is your Grenville progressing? I am also thinking of going with the same. Is it possible for you to share your plan? Thanks T

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Tips
Jun 15, 2017 12:38 pm
Caydenn
Caydenn
15 June

Avoca 26 | Building with Coral Homes | Ormeau Ridge

Avoca 26 | Building with Coral Homes | Ormeau Ridge
QLD
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Hayley, just finished reading yours and Alex's build as we are hopefully building in the same estate. Your house is absolutely amazing and I love what you did the front of…

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Caydenn
Jun 15, 2017 11:57 am
Caydenn
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
15 June

Building with Kurmond Homes

Building with Kurmond Homes
NSW
1 ... 79, 80, 81

Hi, just joined homeone....nice to be here! Just wondering if anyone has built home with kurmond with their dual living designs? Want to KDRB old home and build, with…

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Hurlingham
Jun 15, 2017 11:31 am
shazaw
shazaw
15 June

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Roof on the house sure made a big difference. Feels protected! Now no more excuses for further delays. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Jun 15, 2017 9:50 am
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beachesdream
Jun 15, 2017 9:36 am

Hokin Prestige Homes

Hokin Prestige Homes

Hi Charlestownchick, we are signed up with hokin, and curious to know how much over the tendered price you ended up due to estimates? we are at an extra $12k for windows…

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beachesdream
Jun 15, 2017 9:31 am
SAFA1
SAFA1
15 June

Building Bayside : Design Change...

Building Bayside : Design Change...
VIC
1, 2, 3

Been voyeuring on your thread for a while. Congrats on getting to your current stage!! Know the frustration - we're also in bayside and 10 months into the process, we're…

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SAFA1
Jun 15, 2017 7:52 am
Nico
Nico
15 June

Neighbours completing fencing without permission

Neighbours completing fencing without permission
VIC
1, 2

Can you afford to pay for both sides of the fence? If so, go ahead and put the fence up and pay for their side as well. As your finished first and paying for both sides,…

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Nico
Jun 15, 2017 7:46 am
Nico
sabrelli
sabrelli
14 June

Casaview Homes

Casaview Homes
NSW
1 ... 18, 19, 20

thanks for the reply. im hoping i can supply my own undermount rather than be stuck with suprema

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sabrelli
Jun 14, 2017 5:40 pm


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